When are Pre-Employment Credit Checks Allowed

A handful of states, including California and Nevada, have enacted laws that ban the practice of pre-employment credit checks. Others have pending bills for similar bans. A recent survey has revealed that 60 percent of United States companies perform a credit check and review the applicant’s credit history as part of the hiring process; however, some state laws only permit this in certain circumstances, such as when the applicant will work in a position involving money, large transactions or criminal matters.


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